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Anterior vaginal wall repair

Anterior vaginal wall repair

Overview

Anterior vaginal wall repair is a procedure performed to improve urinary continence. The pubocervical fascia is folded and stitched to bring the bladder and urethra into the proper position.

Review Date 5/31/2018

Updated by: Sovrin M. Shah, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.